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time. we hear from the woman robbed because of her pronunciation and southern accent. >> 300. >> "s." >> yeah, four of them. >> all right. >> she was on a roll, cruising her way towards thousands on wheel of fortune. >> "n." >> three ns. >> renee can taste victory. she's got the winning answer. >> i'd like to solve. >> yep. >> seven swans a swimin'. >> or so she thought. even host pat say jack has to backtrack. >> seven swans a swimin' -- >> yeah, that's not. >> that's kind of how i speak, you know, being from florida and i had asked for the "g," so i knew it was there. >> judges said it violated the rules because it was spoken in vernacul vernacular. wheel of fortune hates southerners,. >> if you start to swing thele song it's seven swans a swimin'. >> do you know what happened there? >> no. >> definitely spun the tone of the show and the moments that i thought i had and i lost it and then it wound up costing me the show. >> well, the judges may be grinches, they didn't steal her christmas spirit. even if she sings it seven swans a swimin'. >> i had an absolute amazing experience.
who many say was robbed because of her pronunciation and southern accent. >> 300. >> "s." >> yeah, four of them. >> all right. >> reporter: she was on a roll cruising her way towards thousands on "wheel of fortune." >> "n." >> three n's. >> reporter: renee durette can taste victory. she's got the winning answer. >> i'd like to solve. >> yep. >> seven swans a swimmin'. >> yeah, that's -- >> reporter: or so she thought even host pat sajak has to backtrack. listen again as she pronounces it. >> seven swans a swimmin'. >> yeah, that's not the -- >> that's kind of how i speak, you know, being from florida and i had asked for the "g," so i knew it was there. >> reporter: judges said the answer violated the rules because it was spoken in vernacular. the twitterverse lit up with outrage. "wheel of fortune" hates southerners. "wheel of fortune" game show cheated a contestant for not emphasizing the "g." >> if you start to swing the song, it's seven swans a swimmin'. >> do you know what happened there? >> no. >> definitely spun the tone of the show and the moments that i thought i had and i
seconds. don't worry, the baby is just fine. but it raises the question, is this real? abc's rob nelson takes a closer look. >> reporter: take a look at this video. >> oh [ bleep ]. >> reporter: look again. is that an eagle snatching a baby? in this video that has gone viral overnight, watch as this bird, thought to be a golden eagle in a park in montreal, apparently tried to kidnap a child via airmail, carrying it several feet in the air, while seemingly stunned onlookers chased after, before drops its prize and taking off. maybe its eyes were bigger than its stomach. it sounds like something straight out of a hitchcock film. or from the sandra bullock movie "the proposal." or maybe it's just an angry bird. so, real or fake? the debate has already heated up on the internet, with several twitter feeds claiming to be the eagle. overnight, at montreal eagle wrote, i just wanted to test the strength of his overalls. dude, i thought it was a hobbit. and perhaps most telling, if i knew i was being filmed, i wouldn't have done it. seriously. do i look that stupid? stupid, questionable. but on
. but the nation has opened its heart to this town on this holiday. rob nelson has the story. >> reporter: good morning, guys. it's a cruel irony for newtown this christmas. in the midst of this season of giving, a town still reeling from so much lost. residents are finding no shortage of prayer, comfort, and kindness. during this season of giving, the people of newtown, connecticut, have been overwhelmed with love and support for the holidays. >> you do what you can. everybody does a little bit. and it means a whole lot to everybody. >> reporter: the newtown post office has been flooded with gifts, letters, and prayers. incredible sprinkles of love from all over the globe. >> i think i saw brazil, australia. anybody in newtown who needs a hug. it's amazing. >> reporter: at the local town hall, there are mountains of donated toys. and hurricane sandy victims wanted to spread the joy. >> we have had so much help, we wanted to pay it forward. >> reporter: and the people of newtown agree. asking supporters in lieu of gifts, to perform 26 acts of kindness. from giving away pies -- >> straight out o
decorations from front lawns. abc's rob nelson has the story. >> reporter: judging from this surveillance video, this grinch not only stole christmas, he let the air out of it. >> we headed out for work, we noticed that the inflatables were missing. >> reporter: san antonio police say this man stole an inflatable sled and snowman from a front yard as surveillance cameras rolled. watch as his car slows down as he cases the lawn. a few minutes later, the brazen thief creeps into the yard, grabbing the deflated decorations. but those goodies apparently weren't enough. soon, he's back, taking a blow-up train set and even santa. >> he ran across the street to the other neighbors' house, taking their inflatable. and ran back to his car. her snowman was also missing. >> reporter: it's not the first holiday heist caught on tape. watch as this woman takes off with christmas trees from an annual boy scout sale near st. louis. the scouts say the same woman has been undecking their lot and hauling off trees for years. >> that looks like the same lady. there's no doubt, it's like holy cow. how can tha
car. what we didn't know then was someone was inside. rob nelson shows us by some miracle that driver survived. >> reporter: look closely, this tiny speck is a massive ford pickup truck while you can't see him, jerry is inside on the ride of his life. >> i'm thinking, i'm dead. i just see all this. but i'm really dead. >> reporter: he was making deliveries when a tornado came through before sending his truck airborne. it swung him into the air, smashing his truck on to another one parked nearby. >> i don't know where i was. i could feel that i was rolling and rocking. this driver was driving in the opposite direction. she raced to his rescue. >> i immediately jumped out of the truck. are you okay? >> reporter: there's an even more amazing twist that good samaritan is his daughter. >> i heard my daughter's voice. my baby girl. when i looked up, here she come walking. >> how did you get here? how did i know? >> i saw the whole thing happening. >> reporter: this morning, his delivery truck is totalled but he's on the mend. for "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> ho
, well, some conditions are causing christmas chaos. here's abc's rob nelson. >> reporter: no dreaming necessary this year. it is going to be a white christmas for large portions of the u.s., from new england to california's sierra mountains. >> this is as white as we want it to be. >> reporter: but for many, it's turned their simple over the river and through the woods holiday trip, into a chaotic travel nightmare. >> we are hoping we don't sit on the runway. >> reporter: it's no picnic for the little travelers, either. >> want to get there. we're going to be late. come on. >> reporter: a storm is forecast to hit oklahoma this morning. the midwest will see themselves socked with snow by wednesday, which may end up inconveniencing tens of millions of travelers on the day after christmas, one of the heaviest travel days of the whole year. >> most people traveling for the holidays in six years. >> reporter: northern california's snowfall, more than six feet in the sierra mountains, caused the grounding of hundreds of flights in the san francisco area. >> found out my flight had been canc
's rob nelson is here with more on that. and a lot of outrage to go around here. >> reporter: absolutely. a remarkable story. it's a heartbreaking scene that's sparked a national debate. was this photographer more concerned about capturing a moment? or saving a life? this is the controversial photo by a "new york post" photographer that has so many people around the nation asking, did this cameraman go too far? it shows the horrifying seconds as this new york city man desperately tries to scramble off the subway tracks, right before a train enters the station and takes his life. video posted online shows how all this started. two men fighting on the platform. the fight escalated with one man pushing the other on to the tracks. the photographer took multiple photos. and he's now saying he was using his camera to try and prevent the tragedy. >> i started running towards the train. my arm stretched out and flashing so that the train driver could look at it. it all happened so fast. i don't know what i could have done more, other than jump on to the tracks and try to save him. but i'm not st
and robbed by two suspects wearing dark clothes. >>> the time now for a check of the forecast. and stay good morning. >> good morning everybody. beautiful shot downtown right now. but it's chilly. 34 in town right now. the outer suburbs into the 20s. one storm of the boards, bring spot shower tomorrow 43 degrees. turning cloudy ask cool. and tonight, 35 at m.d. night, down to 32 for the overnight low. chilly as we head into wednesday and thursday. 37 going to 34. overnight lows into the teens and 20s. maybe i]a spot shower on new year's at a. >>> let's get a check on traffic. >>> good morning. it's a calm commute. but we have downed wires in baltimore county blocking one lane of liberty road. the west side of the beltway in great shape. no problems whatsoever. and what the w3beltway looks like, hartford road, everything moving along and no ├ž├│trouble. here's what 83 looks like. everything up to speed. no delays down to the beltway. that's a look okat traffic. >>> more news, weather ask traffic in about half an hour. and you can stay with us at abc2news.com. have a great day. >>> look that.
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